The blower gun was first developped for the ASDEX Upgrade. It will now be adapted for the Wendelstein 7-X. As reference scenario, cylindrical pellets (D=2mm and L=2mm) would be injected with an estimated speed of 300m/s.
Blower gun operation cycle: The blower gun was previously used for ELM pacing in ASDEX Upgrade. Previous operation cycle of the blower gun